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Sale 864 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 June, 2003

Category — Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
727
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 727, Possessions1904, 5c Blue, "Canal Zone" Inverted (2a), 1904, 5c Blue, "Canal Zone" Inverted (2a)1904, 5c Blue, "Canal Zone" Inverted (2a). Part original gum, brilliant color, natural s.e. at bottom, Extremely Fine, only 100 printed, some of which were used, the example offered here is superb, with 1992 A.P.S. certificate

725
575
728
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 728, Possessions1904, 10c Yellow (3), 1904, 10c Yellow (3)1904, 10c Yellow (3). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, blue ink spot on gum does not show thru, Very Fine, with 1988 A.P.S. certificate (not noting ink spot)

375
240
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729
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 729, Possessions1904, 2c Rose, Inverted Ovpt. (10a), 1904, 2c Rose, Inverted Ovpt. (10a)1904, 2c Rose, Inverted Ovpt. (10a). Mint N.H., sharp impression on bright white paper, rich color, Very Fine, an estimated 240 inverts were issued, Scott Retail as hinged

225
250
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730
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 730, Possessions1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown (15), 1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown (15)1904, 8c on 50c Bister Brown (15). Original gum inexplicably described on accompanying certificate as part original gum, fresh colors

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF CANAL ZONE SCOTT NO. 15.

It is uncertain whether 400 or 500 were printed. Signed Robinette. With 1970 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,800
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731
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 731, Possessions1909, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Up, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (32a), 1909, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Up, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (32a)1909, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Up, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (32a). H.r., fresh colors on bright paper, horizontal crease between stamps, Fine, only 20 pairs known

1,000
600
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732
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 732, Possessions1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e), 1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e)1912, 2c Vermilion & Black, Ovpt. Reading Down, Inverted Center (39e). Slightly disturbed gum, intense colors, choice centering with extra wide margins, light diagonal crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, it is surmised that 400 were printed including at least 168 of which were used for booklets

600
500
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733
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 733, Possessions1924, 1c Deep Green, "Zone Canal" (71d), 1924, 1c Deep Green, "Zone Canal" (71d)1924, 1c Deep Green, "Zone Canal" (71d). Slightly disturbed gum, deep rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine, this variety was created when the sheet was shifted downwards during overprinting -- 180 stamps bear the "Zone Canal" variety and twenty were printed with "Canal" only. It is believed the bottom panes were destroyed.

500
350
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734
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 734, Possessions1926, 5c Dark Blue, "Canal" Inverted (86b), 1926, 5c Dark Blue, "Canal" Inverted (86b)1926, 5c Dark Blue, "Canal" Inverted (86b). Left stamp in horizontal pair with normal, error is Position 7 from bottom right pane, s.e. as always, slightly tropicalized original gum, rich color, error with couple tiny thin specks at top, appears Very Fine, scarce, approximately 30 are known

950
550
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735
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 735, PossessionsGUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. I (8), GUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. I (8)GUAM, 1899, 10c Brown, Ty. I (8). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of six, usual tropicalized original gum, bright color, Fine

950
475
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736
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 736, PossessionsGUAM, 1899, 50c Orange (11), GUAM, 1899, 50c Orange (11)GUAM, 1899, 50c Orange (11). Original gum, small h.r., vivid color on brilliant paper, Very Fine

350
200
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737
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 737, PossessionsHAWAII, 1863, 2c Carmine Rose, Vertically Laid (28a), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Carmine Rose, Vertically Laid (28a)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Carmine Rose, Vertically Laid (28a). Block of four, original gum, full margins at sides, into at bottom, wide margin at top incl. frameline of adjoining stamp, original gum, small h.r. at top, remarkably bright color, vertical crease between stamps, bottom right stamp with inclusion on gum and small corner crease, appears Fine, ex Caspary

1,750
750
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738
 
HAWAII, Balance. Five items: Nos. 10a, 12 unused (expert repair), 16 used, 24 unused, also reference of No. 12, few small faults, overall Fine appearing group, Nos. 8 and 13a reference with P.F. certificates

1,555
0
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739
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 739, PossessionsPHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A), PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A)PHILIPPINES, 1901, $1.00 Black, Ty. II (223A). Original gum, crisp impression, fresh and Fine

2,400
800
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